• Meet River Island's emo, selfie-taking millennial mannequins

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Posing like moody tweens or chatting on their mobiles, a new generation of shop models is taking over the high street. Here are a few more postures for them to adopt Ever since Kim Cattrall winked knowingly as Starship blasted out of cinema speakers in the 1987 film Mannequin, culture has given plastic shop models a touch of existential gravitas. After Topshop's were criticised for being too skinny , a strong argument was made for making mannequins more realistic, with many high-street chains taking note. River Island has taken this to its logical conclusion, with its new range of...
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